Rio Earns HLC Reaffirmation

Rio Grande, Ohio –The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to announce the institution has been reaffirmed for accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which accredits institutions in the North-Central region of the...

Bunce School of Education Earns CAEP Accreditation

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Bunce School of Education’s undergraduate programs have received accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The CAEP bases its approval on...

[General] Rio’s Gerlach repeats as RSC Trainer of the Year

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande (Ohio) head athletic trainer Tara Gerlach has been selected as the River States Conference Athletic Trainer of the Year for the second year in a row.    Gerlach,...

[General] Rio third in RSC Commissioner’s Cup

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande finished third in the race for the River States Conference Commissioner's All-Sports Cup after the final scores were tabulated for the 2017-18 school...

Part-Time Campus Police Officer

The University of Rio Grande is taking applications for a part-time Campus Police Officer. Responsibilities include the protection of the university’s facilities and property and the enforcement of published University regulations and other state and federal laws....

Rio Welcomes Fulbright Scholar

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College hosted Fulbright Scholar Dr. Anastasiya Luzgina, deputy director at Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (BEROC), to present her lecture, “FinTech Development and...

[Softball] Criner named to NFCA All-American 1st Team

Rio Grande Sports Information LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Rio Grande shortstop Michaela Criner has been named to the 2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America First Team. Criner, who earlier in the week was named to the NFCA’s...

[Softball] RedStorm duo named to NFCA All-Region Team

Rio Grande Sports Information    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Post-season honors continue to roll in for a pair of University of Rio Grande softball standouts.    Sophomore shortstop Michaela Criner (Bremen, OH) and junior pitcher Kelsey...

[Softball] RedStorm finishes 26th in final NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande softball team finished 26th in the final NAIA coaches' poll of the 2018 season.    The RedStorm, who dropped two positions from the final...

[Baseball] Shockley named to All-America 2nd Team

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande sophomore catcher Dylan Shockley has has been named to the 2018 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Baseball All-America Second...

Higher Education Gets a Handle on Opioid Abuse

The goal of higher education is to prepare students of all ages to improve their lives, contribute to their communities, and elevate their own awareness of the world around them. Sadly, part of what students must contend with in the world around them is the reality of...

[Softball] Rio’s Criner named 1st Team All-American

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande sophomore shortstop Michaela Criner has been named to the 2018 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Softball All-America First Team.  ...